The Shakespearian equivalent of giving someone the finger.
"I will bite my thumb at them, which is a disgrace if they bear it."
-Romeo & Juliet
by SonyaMontaPuPuPu May 23, 2008
The texting equivalent if biting ones tongue. Or not saying or texting something you are aching to express.
I'm biting my thumb in response to the a-holes post about being so f'n hot
by The Rowdy Old Man February 10, 2010
Actually, Shakespeare never used this specific phrase. If he had, the gramtically correct way to say it would be "I bite my thumb at thee!"
I will bite my thumb at them, which is disgrace to them if they bear it.

--Shakespeare (from Romeo and Juliet)
by Anonymous April 27, 2003
John: Your such a prick Erin.

Erin: I Bite my thumb at you *bites thumb in johns general direction*

John takes offense and stomps away.
by Major. M October 10, 2008
It pretty much mean fuck you in lamens terms, or a different way to flip someone off back in the day
I bite my thumb at thee for being such a disgrace!
by Jaja December 1, 2003
This, actually means that you want to start a fight. A looong time ago people used to "bite" their thumb at someone to show that person you don't actually care about them.
I bite my thumb at thou!. I completely disagree with you all the way.
by luciana September 25, 2005
It's an old English term for "Fuck you!" Is used in many of Shakespeare's plays.
I bite my thumb at thou! Thou hast beseeched thy family!
by Holla Back! January 27, 2003